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Friday, 24 November 2017

SOUTHWELL TOWN  COUNCIL NOTICE OF CASUAL VACANCIES  

Notice is hereby given pursuant to section 87(2) of the Local Government Act 1972 that by reason of the death of Councillor Julian Hamilton (East Ward) and the resignation of Councillor Toni Smith (West Ward) two vacancies have occurred among the members of the Town Council. Any persons wishing to fill these vacancies should apply to the Clerk to the Town Council in writing, giving a brief summary of reasons for applying, on or before the 21st December 2017.

 

The applicant's name must appear on the current register of Electors List or the applicant should during the whole of the twelve months preceding the relevant date have resided in or within three miles of the parish or the applicant’s only place of work during the whole of the twelve months preceding the relevant date is in the town.  The applicant must not be debarred from standing as a Councillor.

 

Public elections are not held until May 2019 but for the interim period the present sitting Councillors may co-opt to fill the vacancies.

 

Applications will be considered at the next Full Town Council meeting due to take place on Wednesday 17th January 2018 where applicants may be invited to attend.

 

Southwell Town Council has recently taken on additional services such as managing Markets, Public Conveniences and Car Parks, Open Space amenity maintenance as well as the Tourist Information Centre.  In addition the council has for many years been responsible for the management of recreational play areas, community amenity areas, sports grounds and council owned buildings. 

 

For further information on this very rewarding role in the community please do not hesitate to call The Clerk to the Town Council on 01636 816103

 

Tracey Broughton PSLCC

Clerk to the Town Council – email

The Old Courthouse, Burgage, Southwell, NG25 0EP

22nd November 2017

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